Dr Iain McGee, an Associate Professor and Head of the Faculty of English Language Studies at Majan University College, was awarded the status of Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) in August 2018. He achieved this recognition in the light of his academic and management achievements as measured against the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF, descriptor 3) in higher education. To achieve Senor Fellow status Dr McGee successfully demonstrated the professional values, core knowledge and successful engagement in teaching and learning activities required by the UKPSF in an assessed portfolio submission. Majan University College is an access partner of the HEA, and is committed to developing its relationship with this key international player in higher education. It has plans to see more academics within the college achieve recognition by the HEA in the coming months.